ECS no. 1
ECS no. 2

Pool Of Radiance

General info

Not Amiga Original

Relationships

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Stats

7,354

Genre

Conversions

Apple II/IIGS
Apple Macintosh (Classic)
Commodore C64/128
NEC PC-98
Nintendo NES (Famicom)/Sharp Twin Famicom
PC (DOS)
Tandy PC/IBM PCjr

ECS / OCS

Version info

No
Max 1, Sim 1

Features

Credits

Amiga conversion
Amiga conversion
Amiga conversion
Graphics
Additional graphics
Additional graphics
Additional graphics
Game design
Scenario
Scenario
Scenario
Scenario

Hard Disk Installer

Yes

- HD installer is contained on disk 1. - Installation requires approx. 2Mb HD space. - HD gameplay requires at least 1Mb ram.

Releases

Year
Name
Licence
Type
Country
Publisher
Languages
Manual Languages
Disks
Rarity
?
Pool Of Radiance
Commercial
Budget
Australasia
English
2
One version is common, at least one other version is rare
1990
Pool Of Radiance
Commercial
Full Price
Rest of the World
English
2
One version is common, at least one other version is rare
1990
Pool Of Radiance
Commercial
Full Price
Europe
English
2
One version is common, at least one other version is rare

Notes

[1] POOL OF RADIANCE was the first licensed Advanced Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing computer game. Additionally, it's the first of four games in the Forgotten Realms fantasy world series, and was followed by CURSE OF THE AZURE BONDS, SECRET OF THE SILVER BLADES and POOLS OF DARKNESS.

[2] Game allows players to export characters to AD&D computer RPG HILLSFAR. Additionally, the game supports savegames (floppy and HD) and a quit back to WB option.


Last known release: V1.0 (20-Sep-89)

Conversion Notes

Based on 1988 SSI Special Projects Group/SSI 8-bit (C64/128, Apple II) and PC/Tandy releases. PC versions: CGA, EGA, Tandy

Screen info

ECS / OCS
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Screenshot ECS no. 9

Screenshot ECS no. 10

Box: ECS / OCS
Box scan ECS no. 1

U.S. Release (front)

Box scan ECS no. 2

U.S. Release (back)

Box scan ECS no. 3

UK Release (front) [Source: Moby Games]

Box scan ECS no. 4

UK Release (back) [Source: Moby Games]

Box scan ECS no. 5

German Release (front)

Box scan ECS no. 6

German Release (back)

Box scan ECS no. 7

Budget Release (front) [ECP] [Source: Moby Games]

Box scan ECS no. 8

Budget Release (back) [ECP] [Source: Moby Games]

Disk: ECS / OCS
Disk scan ECS no. 1

U.S. Release

Disk scan ECS no. 2

Disk scan ECS no. 3

UK Release

Disk scan ECS no. 4

Budget Release [ECP]

Misc: ECS / OCS
ECS no. 1

UK Advert (Commodore User 10/1988, Page 84)

ECS no. 2

UK Advert (Amiga Format, Issue 27, 10/1991, Pages 42 & 43)

Manual info

ECS / OCS
ECS no. 1

Manual (English)

ECS no. 2

Adventurer's Journal (English)

ECS no. 3

Clue Book (English)

ECS no. 4

Codewheel

ECS / OCS

Once you find any item you can make as many copies of it as you want.

1. Create a dummy character. 2. Load a saved game and transfer all the good items to the dummy. 3. Remove the dummy character from the party. 4. Load the dummy character back in. 5. Transfer the items to other members. 6. Drop the dummy character from the party. 7. Repeat steps 4-6 as many times as needed.

This also works for Champions of Krynn and Curse of the Azure Bonds.

Apple II/IIGS
No conversion screens found.
Apple Macintosh (Classic)
No conversion screens found.
Commodore C64/128
Conversion Commodore C64/128

Conversion Commodore C64/128

NEC PC-98
No conversion screens found.
Nintendo NES (Famicom)/Sharp Twin Famicom
Conversion Nintendo NES (Famicom)/Sharp Twin Famicom

Conversion Nintendo NES (Famicom)/Sharp Twin Famicom

PC (DOS)
Conversion PC (DOS)

EGA

Conversion PC (DOS)

Tandy PC/IBM PCjr
No conversion screens found.

Map info

ECS / OCS

No maps found.

MAGAZINE REVIEWS

Magazine
Issue
Rating
Reviewer
Release type
Review
Scans
Amiga Action
14 (Nov 1990)
79%
Alex Simmons
Doug Johns
Andy Mitchell
2
Amiga Joker
Nov 1990
76%
Sönke Klettner
1
Amiga Joker
Sonderheft Nr.3 - Rollenspiele
64%
Joachim Nettelbeck
5
Datormagazin
No 17 (Nov 1990)
8/10
Göran Fröjdh
1
Svenska Hemdatornytt
No 8 (Oct 1990)
71.25%
Clas
0

MAGAZINE PREVIEWS

Magazine
Issue
Rating
Reviewer
Release type
Review
Scans
Amiga Joker
May 1990
Preview (in-depth)
1
ST Amiga Format
2 (Aug 1988)
Andy Storer
Preview
1

ECS / OCS

Lore Score: 72%

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